Multimedia Exhibit Featuring Student Art Set for Oct. 24 in Templin Hall

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A multimedia exhibition of individual art portfolios by Thomas Nelson Community College students entitled Play will be featured in Templin Hall (Hampton campus) on Friday, Oct. 24 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

The exhibit features the digital portfolios of graduating students Zach Bealer, Michelle Folts, Karen Price, Joe Reedy, Kira Shird and Brittanie Thompson. These advanced art students who are enrolled in HONORS ART 193 have employed the latest technology and design concepts to build unique motion graphics portfolios showcasing their design, video, typography and animation skills.


TNCC Students to Spend Spring Break Doing Biological Research in Nicaragua

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A trip to Nicaragua this spring will give nine Thomas Nelson Community College students enrolled in Bio 295: Tropical Ecology and Conservation in Nicaragua the opportunity to get their feet wet via hands-on biological research on the organisms, habitats and conservation of this country’s tropical ecosystems.

During the 10-day research trip scheduled during the College’s Spring Break, Feb. 28 – March 10, students will be conducting research projects at Ometepe Biological Teaching Station, which lies in Lake Nicaragua on Ometepe Island, the largest fresh water volcanic island in the world. While at Ometepe, the students will ascend the Maderas Volcano to observe biodiversity changes along an altitudinal gradient (dry forest, wet cloud forest, and elfin forest) and later descend into the crater lake.


TNCC Student, Soldier Brings War in Iraq to Campus through Photographic Presentation

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THE VIRGINIA PENINSULA – Ferdinand Thomas, a Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) science education major and U.S. Army Soldier brings the war in Iraq to the Hampton campus by way of a presentation entitled “A Journalist’s Perspective of Iraq” Wednesday, March 15 at 2:30 p.m. in Diggs Hall, Room 100.

The one-hour presentation is sponsored by the TNCC Photography Club. Thomas will discuss his combat zone experiences and show a photo album of photos he captured on camera while serving in Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom as a junior soldier assigned to the 214th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment in Richmond, Va.